Mother’s Day Ideas

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and that means it’s the perfect time to spoil your mum and show her just how special she is.

Whether you’re looking for flowers and gifts, or a lovely restaurant with a fantastic view, we’ve put together a list of things to give you a little inspiration…


Mother’s Day Lunch

Everyone loves a delicious meal and we have so many fantastic places to eat that you’ll be spoiled for choice. Below you can find a few that will make a brilliant place to take your mum this Mother’s Day.


Royal Kings Arms

The newly renovated Royal Kings Arms dates back to 1625 and the reign of Charles 1, so this beautiful historic building could be the perfect place for a Mother’s Day meal! With special Mother’s Day offers, and (if you book before 29th February) a 25% off voucher for The Crypt Cocktail Lounge, The Royal Kings Arms could be the perfect place to treat your mum.


Check out the Royal Kings Arms’ website for more information and to book a table


The Foodworks Restaurant at Lancaster House

Celebrate Mother’s Day in style with a meal at The Foodworks Restaurant! With a free glass of fizz for all mothers and grandmothers, and the sounds of their live smooth Jazz band, a Mother’s Day meal at Lancaster House will be an unforgettable experience!


Why not book your table at Lancaster House today

Greaves Park

Built in 1843, the Greaves Park has stood just south of Lancaster City Centre for nearly 180 years, so why not celebrate Mothers Day with the VIP treatment in this wonderfully historic building. If you book your table online, you will also be entered into a draw to win a luxury spa break for two!

Greaves Park

Find out more about offers at the Greaves Park


The Midland

This stunning 4-star art-deco hotel is offering a fantastic Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea, with sandwiches, homemade cakes & treats, tea and coffee and scones, all served in a wonderful restaurant with incredible views of Morecambe Bay.


More information about Mother’s Day at The Midland


The Fenwick

At 250 years old, The Fenwick is a beautiful historic pub with an old-world charm, specialising in light and fresh sea-food meals. Located between Lancaster and Kirkby Lonsdale, this pub sits in a picturesque location, the perfect place to treat your mum to a Mother’s Day lunch.

Fireplace at The Fenwick

Check out the Menu at The Fenwick and book a table here


The Borough

A bustling, historic pub located in Lancaster’s Dalton Square, spread over 3 floors of a Georgian town house that was once home to the Mayor of Lancaster. Over the last 9 years The Borough has won a variety of prestigious awards, winning “Best Pub in Lancaster” in 2016, as voted for by Lancaster Guardian readers. The Borough is currently offering a delicious Mother’s Day offer of 2 courses for £23 and 3 courses for £27, including a goody bag!


Book a table at The Borough


There are, of course, many other fantastic restaurants around Lancaster and Morecambe, so check out our Eat and Drink pages for more information.

Eat & Drink in Lancaster


Mother’s Day activities

Now that you’ve got the meal sorted for Mother’s Day, maybe you’ll want to treat your mum to a wonderful day out. There’s plenty of things to see and do around the district, so check out this hand-picked list of some of the best activities and events you can treat your mum to this Mother’s Day.

Tranquil Spa Day

What better activity to treat your mum to than a relaxing day being pampered in a spa. The Tranquil Spa & Beauty at Salt Ayre Leisure Centre offers a stunning complement of therapeutic and rejuvenating face and body care treatments. With multiple saunas, steam rooms and various treatments on offer, this could be just the thing your mum needs!


To find out more of what’s on offer at Tranquil Spa and book your session


Kingfisher Cruises

Why not treat your mum to a relaxing cruise down the beautiful Lancaster Canal for Mother’s Day? Kingfisher Cruises are offering various Mother’s Day offers, including Cream Tea, Afternoon Tea and Lunch cruises. This could be the perfect Mother’s Day activity for someone looking for a relaxing day!


If this sounds like something your mum would enjoy, you can check out their website for more information.


Barton Grange and the Flower Bowl

If a garden centre ever had the “wow factor”, this is it! Offering stunning indoor displays, a huge range of indoor and outdoor plants and a fantastic selection of home ware, this could be the perfect trip on Mother’s Day. The garden centre features a Farm Shop, Cook Shop, as well as a café and restaurant. Once you’ve treated your mum to some wonderful gifts, you can head over the road to the incredible Flower Bowl; an entertainment venue featuring many fantastic events! With a Cinema, Bowling, Curling, Crazy Golf, and a Fish & Chip restaurant, Barton Grange and The Flower Bowl could be the perfect day out for the entire family!


For more information on Barton Grange


Mother’s Day 10km

For the more adventurous mothers out there, a Mother’s Day 10km race will be taking place in Lancaster on Saturday 21st at 11am! The route is a flat run and will start and finish close to the George & Dragon pub on Lancaster Quay. Dig out your running shoes and join your mum on this 10km run!

St George's Quay

For more information on the race please see their website


You’re not just limited to these activities, of course. Why not check out the See and Do pages on our wesbites for more wonderful activities available around Lancaster and Morecambe Bay.

Things to do in Lancaster
Things to do around Morecambe Bay


Mother’s Day Flowers

Here’s some city centre places to pick up that beautiful bouquet to celebrate Mother’s Day in style.

Dalton Square Florists


Located on Lancaster’s historic Dalton Square, this florist takes pride in producing unique flower arrangements to suit all occasions. All the flowers are selected and designed by a team of professional florists and can even be hand delivered to the recipients home or workplace. With great customer service and competitive prices, why not give them a visit today!

For a list of prices and options, have a look at the Dalton Square Florists website.


The Hanging Basket


The Hanging Basket on Brock Street has been providing a first-class personal service in Lancaster since 1977 and has established a large clientele of repeat customers. Through understanding the importance of looking after each and every client by providing fantastic customer service, they’ve established themselves as one of Lancaster’s premier flower delivery services.

Check out The Hanging Basket’s website for a full list of services and prices.


Time for Flowers


Open since 2013, Time for Flowers lies in the centre of Heysham and offers quality flowers whilst providing excellent customer service. Run by an experienced and qualified florist, you can pop in to the shop, which also contains a fantastic Tea Room, or you can even get same-day local delivery! Perhaps the perfect choice this Mother’s Day.

For more information and to see a full range of what they offer, check out their website